Eight UChicago Bioscience alums, 6 PhDs and 2 Postdocs, have been named among 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in Amercia in the Crosstalk Cell Press Blog. Avery D. Posey (Genetics, Genomics and Systems Biology, PhD, 2011) is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania; Christopher Schell (Evolutionary Biology, PhD 2015) is the Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Biology, University of Washington Tacoma, Colles Price (Cancer Biology, PhD 2015) is now a Research Scientist at Vizgen, after completing his postdoctoral training at Harvard. Shana Augustin (Neurobiology, PhD 2013) is a Postdoctoral Fellow, NIAAA in the Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience, NIH, and Sunday Francis (Computational Neuroscience, PhD 2009) is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Minnesota. William E. Browne, Cell and Molecular Biology, PhD 2003) is an Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of Miami studying patterns of change underlying organismal diversity by exploring the relationships between genotype and phenotype from both developmental and evolutionary perspectives.
Anthony Williams, the Strunk Family Fellow, a current Postdoc in Medicine and Tamica Collins, an NIH F32 Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology were also included in the Cell Press list of 1000 scientists.